Supporters of the ex-deputy of the Parliament of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Japarov hold a general public meeting in Bishkek on the central Ala-Too square.
More than a hundred people gathered there.
Recall, courts of all instances sentenced Sadyr Japarov to 11 years and 6 months in a penal colony for complicity in organizing a rally in Karakol in 2013. He was convicted under Article 227 «Hostage-taking» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic.
Supporters of the ex-deputy had repeatedly organized protests.
Documents and a petition from the convicted to the head of state — to show an act of goodwill and release him — were sent to the pardon commission under the president.
The Interior Ministry said that they would suppress any attempts to destabilize the situation and provocations.